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posterior

1. Zoology (of animals) of or near the hind end
2. Botany (of a flower) situated nearest to the main stem
3. Anatomy dorsal or towards the spine
4. the buttocks; rump

posterior

[pä′stir·ē·ər]
(zoology)
The hind end of an organism.
Toward the back, or hinder end, of the body.
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After border molding, base plate wax was removed and flanges were reduced 1-2 mm with exception over tuberosities and posterior palatal seal area.
Posterior palatal seal is carved###32###68###Shade is indicated.
These include overextended borders especially in the posterior palatal seal region and the distolingual flange of the lower arch or while recording maxillary impression with overloaded impression tray, poorly retained dentures, an increased vertical dimension of occlusion has also been suggested as precipitating gagging.

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